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Local history online
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Cambridge - Past, Present and Future   [Local]
Local history from Ango-Saxon onwards.
Cambridge History   [Local]
A simple history of Cambridge with photos.
Cambridge History - A Personal View   [Local]
Which doesn't claim to be truthful, accurate or responsible!
Cambridgeshire & the Isle of Ely Timeline   [Local]
From the Stone Age onwards!
Cambridgeshire Churches   [Local]
Pictures, descriptions and history of Cambridgeshire Churches.
Capturing Cambridge   [Local]
Projects of local history.
Enid Porter Project   [Local]
Bringing folk traditions to life in five Cambridgeshire villages.
Gwydir Street   [Local]
Information and history of Gwydir Street, off Mill Road.
History of Cambridge University   [Local]
From Cambridge University website.
History of the Cavendish   [Local]
The Cavendish Laboratory has an extraordinary history of discovery and innovation in Physics since 1874.
Holy & Notable Wells of the Cambridge District
Barnwell, Hobson's Conduit and others.
Mill Road History   [Local]
A community project to capture the history of Mill Road using local volunteers.
University of Cambridge Colleges.   [Local]
Many include their college history on their websites.

Local groups
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Cambridge Antiquarian Society   [Local]
Providing access for local people to the local history, architecture and archaelogy of Cambridgeshire.
Cambridge Archaeology Field Group   [Local]
Actively contributing to archaeology in the Cambridge area.
Cambridge Family History Centre   [Local]
In Latter Day Saints Church in Cherry Hinton.
Cambridge Past Present & Future   [Local]
Manage a number of green open spaces and historic buildings including Wandlebury and the Leper Chapel. They run various events.
Cambridgeshire Association for Local History   [Local]
Providing an umbrella service for all the local and social history societies in Cambridgeshire.
Cambridgeshire Family History Society   [Local]
Cambridgeshire based family genealogy.
Cambridgeshire History   [Local]
Links to local history societies in Cambridgeshire.
Mill Road History   [Local]
A community project to capture the history of Mill Road using local volunteers.

Archives
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Archives and Local Studies   [Local]
Historical records in Cambridgeshire. From Cambridgeshire County Council.
Cambridgeshire Collection   [Local]
Books, newspapers, maps, illustrations, handbills and tape recordings about Cambridge.
Cambridgeshire Community Archive Network (CCAN)   [Local]
48 digital community archives. So far groups have added over 15,000 fascinating records.
Cambridgeshire Historic Environment Record   [Local]
Comprehensive source of information on archaeological sites and finds in Cambridgeshire.
Cambridgeshire Roll of Honour   [Local]
War memorials in Cambridgeshire.
Local Ancestors
Hosting a series of Ancestor pages for Cambridgeshire, Bedfordshire and Huntingdonshire.

Historians
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Cambridgeshire Research   [Local]
Freelance researcher undertaking all forms of research, primarily pertaining to Cambridgeshire.
Michelle Bullivant   [Local]
Cambridgeshire landscape archaeology and local historian.
Mike Petty   [Local]
Local historian who writes in the Cambridge News.
Town NOT Gown Tours   [Local]
Guided walks by Allan Brigham round parts of Cambridge the other tours don't reach!

Online genealogy
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Census
Index information for free, pay for facsimile pages.
Census Data
Census data from many different countries, including Britain.
Family History and Research
From Direct.gov (government website). Useful links and information.
Family Search using Mormon Database
Search for an ancestor by surname.
Find a Grave
Grave stones and memorials.
Find a Will or Probate
To order a will costs money, but you can find the Probate figure online.
FreeBMD
Records of births, marriages and deaths 1837-1983 (incomplete).
Gravestone Photographic Resource
Photos of gravestones throughout the world, including Britain.
Historic Newspapers, Periodicals and Journals
Available if you have a local library card. Includes the Times.
National Archives
The National Archives' collection including over a million digital images of wills.
Newspapers, Periodicals and Journals
(Needs Cambridgeshire Libray card to access). Includes the Times back to 1785.
Roots Web
Type in a name and see if it is on various genealogy databases.
The Gazette
Searchable public record, useful for military records.

Useful websites
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British History Online
Digital library with printed primary and secondary sources for medieval and modern history of the British Isles.
Civic Coats of Arms
Coats of arms of councils and authorities of the UK (including Cambridge and Cambridgeshire).
Domesday Book
Search and download images of Domesday online.
Old maps of Cambridge   [Local]
Old maps of Cambridge online.


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